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Today Lunch Break Celebrates Juneteenth

Today Lunch Break celebrates Juneteenth
June 18, 2021

Today Lunch Break celebrates Juneteenth, the oldest nationally recognized commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Note that this was... View Article

FREE Breast Screening Events

FREE Breast Screening Events
June 15, 2021

The New Jersey Cancer Education & Early Detection (NJCEED program) in collaboration with CentraState Medical Center will provide FREE breast screening events once per month through December 2021. All events will take place from 9-11 a.m. and 2-6 p.m. at the Star and Barry Tobias Women’s Health Center at CentraState, 901 West Main Street, Freehold. For information (732) 303-3636. If... View Article

Lunch Break Life Skills Volunteers are so Much More

Lunch Break Life Skills Volunteers are so Much More
June 14, 2021

Lunch Break Life Skills volunteers are so much more than coaches … they are friends and mentors! Just recently ESL Coach Millie Diaz attended student Mariana’s wedding. For corporate or business partnerships, contact Development Manager Jill Govel-Gwydir (732) 747-8577, Ext. 3107 or jgwydir@lunchbreak.org. If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering for the Life Skills Program, we are... View Article

We Are Happy to Debut Our New Van!

We Are Happy to Debut Our New Van!
June 10, 2021

Our new refrigerated van in action! We are happy to debut our new van, funded by Columbia Bank Foundation, ACME Markets Foundation and Fulfill, which will be used to distribute fresh produce to senior citizens and the homebound through the Mobile Community Garden Market. Thank you!

Thank You for the 400 Meals Prepared by No Limits Cafe

Thank You for the 400 Meals Prepared by No Limits Cafe
June 10, 2021

There’s No Limits to what Soup Kitchen 411 and friends will do for our families in need! Thank you for the 400 meals prepared by No Limits Cafe in Middletown and delivered right to our doorstep. Our neighbors once again have a grab-and-go meal that’s a real treat. Awesome!

Today we Celebrate Staff Member Tammy’s Birthday!

Today we Celebrate Staff Member Tammy’s Birthday!
June 10, 2021

Although it’s not officially her birthdate, today we celebrate staff member Tammy’s birthday! Tammy was on vacation in May for her actual birthday and we wanted to surprise her with a cake when she returned. Happy Birthday to our lovely Tammy! Thank you for being so dedicated to our mission during these difficult times. We couldn’t do what we do... View Article

Thank you to Meadow Flower School For the Generous Donation

Thank you to Meadow Flower School For the Generous Donation
June 9, 2021

Thank you to the parents and students of Meadow Flower School in Fair Haven for the generous donation of 153 pounds of non-perishable food for our Client Choice pantry. As we head into summer vacation season, it is critical that our pantry shelves are well stocked to accommodate the increased demand for groceries from families whose children are no longer... View Article

Lunch Break Children’s Cooking Class Series

Lunch Break Children's Cooking Class Series
June 9, 2021

In this installment of Lunch Break NJ Children’s Cooking Class “Cooking With My Hero,” Chef Emily Yasi prepares an Onion Jam Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Tomato Soup. Chef Emily’s recipe is a refined version of the classic grilled cheese, featuring a delightful onion jam. For the recipe click here. To view the video on our You Tube Channel Lunch Break... View Article

Thank you to The Provident Bank Foundation for the Generous Grant

Thank you to The Provident Bank Foundation for the Generous Grant
June 8, 2021

Thank you to The Provident Bank Foundation, a longtime supporter of Lunch Break’s mission, for the generous grant in support of our Client Choice pantry. This grant will go toward ensuring that financially struggling families and individuals who rely on us for food security have access to fresh, seasonal produce and healthy grocery options. Pictured at the check presentation from... View Article

Thank You Metrovation and The Grove at Shrewsbury for The Donation

Thank You Metrovation and The Grove at Shrewsbury for The Donation
June 8, 2021

Thank you to Metrovation and The Grove at Shrewsbury for the recent donation of 500 pounds of non-perishable items for our Client Choice pantry. A special thank-you to all those who participated in the locals 4 locals campaign. We couldn’t continue to feed our financially struggling neighbors without your support!